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Students at American River College, as well as across the country, have had to get used to college classes online since March of 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Synchronous and asynchronous classes each have challenges and advantages for students in spring 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Students find ups and downs with both synchronous and asynchronous classes

Collin Andrews, Staff Writer May 15, 2021

With online classes, the focus for college students the past year, American River College has set its focus on giving students a variety of options when taking online classes. One such option is the decision...

After a battle with cancer, respected psychology professor Dean Murakami died on Dec. 23, 2020.

Psychology professor Dean Murakami is mourned by ARC community

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor February 11, 2021

Longtime American River College Psychology Professor Dean Murakami died on December 23, 2020, from a battle with cancer, according to a statement released by the college. Murakami taught at ARC for...

The LGBTQ+ Pride Center provides information about resources to students, staff, and faculty. (Photo by Katia Esguerra)

LGBTQ+ ally training addresses misconceptions

Katia Esguerra March 6, 2019

Here at American River College in the HUB, the Pride Center is making changes to help support, educate and inform the community on how to be an ally to LGBTQ+ students. Emilie Mitchell, coordinator...

Adrian Lamo, 37, gained infamy after turning in Chelsea Manning to federal authorities for exposing classified government information to WikiLeaks. Lamo died on on March 14 from undisclosed causes in his Wichita, Kansas home. His body was discovered on March 16 (Photo courtesy of Mario Lamo).

Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, and ARC alumnus dies

Luis Gael April 9, 2018

Adrian Lamo, the controversial “grey hat” hacker best known for reporting Chelsea Manning to the FBI and hacking into the websites of the New York Times, Yahoo, Microsoft and other companies, was found...

American River College’s food pantry opened up on Feb. 21. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Food Pantry a resource for all at ARC

Tracy Holmes March 6, 2018

The Beaver Food Pantry hosted its first food give away as an up and running food bank on campus Feb. 21. Juan Blanco, who took over as chair of the Hunger Resource Committee, from Manuel Alejandro Perez,...

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